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What’s new in Adelaide’s Slovenian community?

Adrian Vatovec is the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Slovenia for South Australia. He had much to speak about regarding recent events taking place within the Slovenian community in Adelaide. 2017 is a particularly special year because the Slovenian club in Adelaide is celebrating its 60th anniversary. http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170519_686537.mp3 Source: Radio SBS | Lenti Lenko | Slovenian Program

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Slovenian Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday at St. Mary of the Assumption in Collinwood on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The Cleveland area is home to the largest population of Slovenians in the world outside of Slovenia. See more : http://s.cleveland.com/6brTo1g   Source: Cleveland.com Video: Judy Sedmak Facebook Page

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President of the Slovenian Academic Association in Australia

Dr. Kaja Antlej, president of Slovenian Academic Association in Australia spoke about the aims of the organization and their activities. She invites everyone to a special event being organized by the association on Monday, 22 May at the EU Centre at RMIT.   http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170324_652781.mp3   Source: Radio SBS Australia | Lenti Lenko

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SMA Exhibit: Historical Masks of Slovenian Mardi Gras (VIDEO)

The Slovenian Museum and Archives (6407 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland) had an exhibit of the historical masks of Slovenian Mardi Gras. For centuries, masks have been used throughout Slovenia in the celebration of Mardi Gras — the Kurent is the most well known Slovenian mask in Cleveland, but in fact, there are several others which are all highly unique and ...

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Fifth Annual Cleveland Kurentovanje Spans Four Days of Slovenian Mardi Gras Festivities! (VIDEO)

Cleveland, OH—Cleveland Kurentovanje (koo-rahn-toh-VAHN-yay), a Slovenian-infused Mardi Gras festival, is carnival event that has been celebrated in Slovenia for the past 50 years, connecting culture, arts, and people from all over Europe.  The central figure of the carnival, the Kurent, is believed to chase away winter and usher in spring with its supernatural powers. Since it’s conception in 2013, Cleveland Kurentovanje ...

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Slovenian American Times 100th Issue

Cleveland, 2.11.2017 – It is truly a milestone! Also in this month of February, Slovenia is celebrating Preseren Day, the Slovene Cultural Holiday, established in commemoration of her greatest poet France Preseren. Coinciding with the anniversary of the poet’s death in 1849, the entire month is filled with a variety of cultural events such as school field trips, poetry readings, ...

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Up And Coming Events At The Slovenian Club Adelaide

Dinka Jerebica, president of the Slovenian Club in Adelaide speaks about the latest events occurring within their club, including a special Masquerade dance, that will be held on Saturday, February 25th. Please listen to the audio below.   http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170210_630293.mp3   Source: Radio SBS – Slovenian Program – Lenti Lenko

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Down Under Musical Group Žagarji Released Their First Song

On the last day of 2016, the musical group Žagarji released their first original song, “Ne vem če bom zmogla”. In the interview that you can listen below, Tania Smrdel spoke with their lead singer Tina Hodnik about the song and what their plans are. Please also check their youtube video below.   http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_170120_619321.mp3  …   It was in 2013 ...

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Holiday messages of Slovenian organisations around Australia

In this special festive feature, many heads of our Slovenian organizations around Australia wished the listeners well and lots of luck for the coming year 2017. http://media.sbs.com.au/audio/slovenian_161230_608789.mp3 By: Tania Smrdel | Radio SBS

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Prešeren’s Manuscripts On Display in Cleveland

The day before Slovenia celebrates France Prešeren’s birthday with various cultural events, a tribute to the poet will take place in Cleveland. There, the Slovenian National Home will put on display two newly discovered manuscripts by Prešeren; the documents were unveiled to the public over the summer in Ljubljana. The manuscripts of two poems by Prešeren, A Farewell to Youth ...

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